Muhith

Tribute to Muhith: Farewell to architect of our economy’s golden era

When Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina defiantly announced in 2012 that the Padma bridge would be built after the World Bank pulled out of the project, her gumption was not irrational.

June 22, 2017
June 22, 2017

News Analysis: Muhith now scapegoat

On Monday, some ruling Awami League lawmakers raised a hue and cry in parliament.

June 20, 2017
June 20, 2017

Muhith comes under fire at JS

In a rare instance, several senior Awami League lawmakers came down heavily on Finance Minister AMA Muhith in

June 2, 2016
June 2, 2016

Mobile phone use to get costlier

Cost for mobile phone use will increase in the next fiscal as Finance Minister AMA Muhith proposed to hike the duty on SIM card-related services to 5 percent.

March 15, 2016
March 15, 2016

Atiur faces heat

Bangladesh Bank Governor Atiur Rahman yesterday faced criticism from government high-ups and a number of ruling party leaders for “incompetent handling” of the cyber theft. Finance Minister AMA Muhith was furious, and hinted that the top management of the BB may see changes as the fallout of the theft of $101 million from the BB account with the New York Federal Reserve Bank.

September 13, 2015
September 13, 2015

Govt may review VAT on tuition fees: Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith softens his position about the VAT on private universities’ tuition fees saying the government may review the decision.

July 11, 2015
July 11, 2015

Graft undercuts economic growth

The Finance Minister's estimate that widespread graft takes 2 to 3 percent off the economy has serious implications for the country's development.

July 8, 2015
July 8, 2015

REPORT CARD ON MR. MUHITH

AL'S affable finance minister is a lucky man having done the national budget more number of times than any other finance minister.

June 4, 2015
June 4, 2015

GDP growth target 7pc

The government has projected the target of gross domestic product (GDP) growth at 7 percent for the upcoming fiscal year.

May 25, 2015
May 25, 2015

Remittance outflow issue

FINANCE Minister AMA Muhith underlined an issue of considerable import at a pre-budget discussion with the Economic Reporters' Forum (ERF) on Saturday.

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